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Anna Teekell, assistant professor, Department of English, Christopher Newport University, tells the story behind the writing and publication of Watt, the novel Beckett wrote during his time in the French Resistance and in hiding, during World War II.

Christian Jacobs, French teacher and world languages chair at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, highlights the Samuel Beckett Digital Manuscript Project, an international collaboration that creates “genetic” editions of Beckett’s works. He…

Matthias Göritz offers a hybrid text, sometimes a long poem, sometimes an essay, exploring Beckett’s long-lasting love affair with German literature and culture, his travels through Germany between 1928 and 1937, at first incented by a love affair…

Matthias Göritz, professor of practice of comparative literature at Washington University, leads his graduate students in a discussion of Beckett’s poetry and their own translations of Beckett’s poems. Participants include Katja…

Nadia Louar, associate professor of French at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, discusses Beckett’s three groundbreaking, postwar novels, Molloy, Malone Meurt, and L’Innommable.

Bo Cao, professor of English language and literature at the College of Foreign Studies, Hunan Normal University, Hunan Province, China, traces the changes in reception to the work of Beckett in China, from the 1960s to the present day.

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Poster with information on four of Samuel Beckett's favorite actors: Rick Cluchey, Jack MacGowran, Patrick Magee, David Warrilow and Billie Whitelaw.

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Poster created by Lois More Overbeck and included in the "Connecting Contexts" exhibit showing a timeline of events in Samuel Beckett's life from 1966 to 1989.

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Poster created by Lois More Overbeck and included in the "Connecting Contexts" exhibit showing a timeline of events in Samuel Beckett's life from 1957 to 1965.

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Poster created by Lois More Overbeck and included in the "Connecting Contexts" exhibit showing a timeline of events in Samuel Beckett's life from 1941-1956.
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